Offered By: College of Nursing and Health Care Professions
Lead Healthcare's Next Evolution
The Master of Business Administration & Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems is designed to prepare experienced nurses who have earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing to develop cross-functional business management skills and leadership competencies in nursing. Students enrolled in the dual MSN MBA dual degree program can take courses to develop advanced management skills.
The many topics explored in the MSN MBA dual degree online program include leadership and management, leadership theory and application, accounting, economics, operations management theoretical foundations for nursing roles and practice and ethics in a healthcare environment. A capstone course culminates the MBA - MSN program, which provides an opportunity for you to develop an evidence-based practice project proposal that addresses a business problem, issue or concern in professional practice. You identify a problem amenable to research-based intervention; search literature; propose a solution; and develop a plan to implement the solution, evaluate its outcomes and disseminate the findings.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice at G.C.U. are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (C.C.N.E.). Select states may have additional requirements to meet their standards; reference your enrollment agreement or contact G.C.U. for more information.
Explore the Business of Healthcare as an MBA – MSN Graduate
As an MSN MBA dual degree student, you study leadership theory and application, finance, accounting, economics, quantitative methods, marketing management, managerial accounting, managerial finance, operations management and ethics in the healthcare system. These advanced business theories, including organizational effectiveness and change management, are integrated into a program that features nursing practice application and the behavioral forces and relationships that can impact business processes.
What You Will Learn
Combine Advanced Business Strategies and Healthcare
Program topics in Master of Business Administration & Master of Science in Nursing include:
- Financial principles, particularly analysis, planning, and asset evaluation
- Marketing management, including environmental analysis, planning, strategy and management strategies
- Examination of nursing as a profession, the discipline and nurses' roles in healthcare
- Healthcare systems including policy, delivery options in the U.S., cost, quality, and access
- Quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, emphasizing critical review of research studies and an overview of evidence-based practice
Prepare for Executive Positions in Healthcare
GCU's dual degree program integrates advanced healthcare theories with leading business concepts to help shape executives to successfully grow healthcare organizations of all types. As a graduate of the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions' MSN MBA dual degree online, you may be prepared to fulfill an entrepreneurial goal and start your own health company or move into a leadership role within a healthcare organization, such as chief nursing officer, vice president of patient services or chief executive officer.
Pursue a next-generation education with an online degree from Grand Canyon University. Earn your degree with convenience and flexibility with online courses that let you study anytime, anywhere. G.C.U. offers the most experienced leadership in delivering online degree programs. Full-time faculty members and fully trained adjunct instructors, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Designed with the career-oriented professional in mind, our online classes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Choose from programs across our distinct colleges, in high-demand employment areas. Classes begin frequently.
Grand Canyon University’s evening programs cater to the demands of working professionals who prefer an in-person learning environment. Our night classes meet just once per week and offer the interaction and discussion of a typical college classroom. Night classes are designed for a specific number of students, providing a warm and nurturing environment that supports an engaging experience. In an evening cohort, you will progress through your degree program with the same career-minded classmates, providing an opportunity to network and forge relationships that go beyond the classroom. Classes begin frequently at various locations, including our main campus.